Shivaratri Kirtan Ananda Palo Alto 2024

Join us for a celebration of Shivaratri with our favorite chants. Tonight’s kirtan at Ananda Palo Alto is in honor of Lord Shiva, symbolic of the destructive force in creation, sometimes feared but also needed to clear away the old and make room for new beginnings. Shivaratri is the night when Shiva is said to have performed the dance of … Read More

“Change Your Life” – Yogic Tools for Transformation

With Nayaswami Shanti, Saiganesh, and Lakshmi. There is a fire inside each of us, constantly pushing us to be bigger, better, stronger–more. However, when our consciousness focuses outward on worldly accomplishments, we think that means more money, a bigger house, and more people around us to love us. The science of Yoga teaches us that everything in the material world … Read More

Ananda Music Oral History: Keshava Betts

The ANANDA MUSIC ORAL HISTORY VIDEOS capture the essence of living and sharing the music of Ananda. Listen to longtime devotee musicians share their stories and remembrances of spiritual lessons learned from working on the songs and chants of Swami Kriyananda and Paramhansa Yogananda. Keshava Betts was born at Ananda Village in Nevada City, CA. He was exposed to Swami … Read More

Awakening the Heart (Sunday Service with Asha)

We are all on journey from ignorance to wisdom and in the process we might find it challenging to understand the nature of reality. Asha shares personal stories of hardships and through them experiencing the transforming power of the heart and compassion. #awakening #heart #awareness

Christmas Eve Inspiration

In this heartfelt Christmas Eve reflection, Asha explores the challenges of human life, the incarnations of great saints, and the ultimate quest for divine love and self-realization. Watch the full Christmas Eve presentation at Ananda Palo Alto here. #christmaseve #inspiration #paramhansayogananda

Christmas with Swamiji

Christmas Day Service Join us in counting down the days to the coming of Christ in this series of inspiration events featuring music, storytelling, meditation, chanting, all to awaken the Christ Consciousness within.